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AW@L Radio 2018-06-01 - Conservative Corruption, and Harm Reduction Voting (for the NDP)
by Grand River Media Collective — last modified Jun 04, 2018 03:24 PM

with a provincial election in ontario on june 7th, this AW@L Radio highlights the corruption, bigotry, ignorance, and malice represented in the candidates for the conservative party. AW@L Radio host , dan kellar, also advocates for voting for the NDP as a harm reduction measure, to keep the dangerous policies of the conservatives and liberals out of power, and make life a little easier for everyone (but the rich).

AW@L Radio - 2018-05-04
by Grand River Media Collective — last modified May 08, 2018 10:35 PM

this quick edit of an episode of AW@L Radio has an update of the ongoing issue of the students organising under the group name "laurier society of open inquiry" (LSOI), who keep trying to host and platform speakers who support/are racist, white nationalist, and/or anti-Indigenous rights under the shield of "free speech". also an update on the shameful canadian government efforts to block more asylum seekers from entering canada.

AW@L Radio: 6 Glaring Issues with the Supreme Court's Line 9 Decision
by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 12:25 AM

Responding to the SCC's rejection of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nations challenge of the NEB's decision to allow the #line9 pipeline to have its flow reversed & to have the inline pressure increased—while also approving for the flow of #tarsands diluted bitumen and fracked oil—despite a complete failure to meaningfully consult any Indigenous community potentially impacted along the pipeline’s route, David-Gray Donald analysis 6 of the more absurd issues plaguing this high court decision. Here is a reading of the article.

AW@L Radio - 2017-07-27 - Canada's Supreme Court redefines Indigenous Consultation in Line 9 Decision
by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 12:40 AM

The #Line9 and #SeismicBlasting decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada has come down and they are... baffling. We read a statement from Chippewas Solidarity and play audio of CoTTFN Chief Myeengun Henry responding to the decision.We also rebroadcast the inspiring interview on Democracy now with Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek, two powerful womyn who sabotaged the Dakota Access Pipeline over several months in 2016.

AW@L Radio - Climate Change Fires in BC - Indigenous Responses to Colonial Tactics
by admin — last modified Aug 27, 2017 09:04 AM

The show opens with a quick review of the upcoming supreme court decision on the lack of consultation with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding the line 9 pipeline. We then shift to the climate change induced fires in BC and Indigenous defiance to evacuation orders, including Secwepemc demands for pipeline shutdowns, and Tl’etinqox defiance to evacuate despite threats from the RCMP of seizing children, and successful defense against the fire.

AW@L Radio: Challenging the "Unproductive Fictions" of #Canada150
by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 12:53 AM

On this episode of AW@L Radio (recorded June 30, 2017), we are joined by Dr. Stephen Svenson for a discussion around #canada150 and the lingering "unproductive fictions" that deal with the establishment of this settler colonial state and which lay the foundation of racist canadian nationalism.

AW@L Radio: Updates on #Justice4Azraya and the Grassy Narrows Youth Media project.
by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 01:13 AM

The main thrust of the episode is with organiser and social justice activist Alex Hundert, who re-joins AW@L Radio to update us on several campaigns he is working on with folks from Grassy Narrows, specifically the #Justice4Azraya campaign and the Grassy Narrows Youth Media project (https://www.facebook.com/GrassyNarrowsYouth/, twitter: @GNYouthMedia).

AW@L Radio - 2017-03-31 - Smash The State Report
by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 01:06 AM

On the March 31st 2017, edition of AW@L Radio, we kick things off with a run down of the situation at Ryerson university, where the school's president shamefully apologized to the mayor of Niagara Falls after students in the journalism program produced a short film entitled As Niagara Falls, which introduced some of the problems in the city around economic development and poverty...

AW@L Radio - 2017-03-24 - Resist the Rise of the Bigots
by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 01:08 AM

From the March 24th edition of AW@L Radio, the show starts with a run down of the events at a Peel regional school board meeting, where anti-muslim bigots ripped up a Koran and yelled at people shaming them...

Community radio collaboration culminates as CKMS changes channels and CKRZ comes to Waterloo region.
by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 01:16 AM

On March 15th Waterloo Region’s CKMS moves to 102.7 on the FM dial, opening space for Ohsweken’sCKRZ to expand their broadcast range on 100.3FM. Radio listeners in Waterloo region tuning into 100.3FM will now hear Six Nation’s “The Voice of the Grand” asthey boost their power to 1000 watts. The switch to 102.7FM for CKMS will launch the station’s 40thanniversary celebrations, and mark a refocusing of their image, dropping the “Sound FM” brand in favour ofthe original “Radio Waterloo”.

AW@L Radio - David Keith on climate change mitigation and the chemtrail conspiracy
by admin — last modified Aug 30, 2017 12:19 AM

An interview with David Keith, an award winning professor of Applied physics at Harvard University where he is leading an interdisciplinary research team who is researching global-scale geoengineering strategies to mitigate climate change, primarily stratospheric albedo modification. Keith is also a Professor of Public Policy in the Harvard Kennedy School.

Press Release: Chippewas of the Thames Raising Funds To Assert Their Treaty Rights At Supreme Court of Canada
by admin — last modified Aug 23, 2017 01:50 AM

In less than two months, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation will appear in the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) to assert their right to consultation and argue that the Canadian government failed in this regard for the heavily contested Enbridge Line 9 pipeline. This challenge comes amidst a wave of resistance to pipelines and a heightened profile for issues of consultation with Indigenous communities. But the path to court is made difficult beyond the legal argument as COTTFN has to finance the legal defence of their rights against treaty violation, which they anticipate will reach half a million dollars.